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Resources for Prospective Parents and Families

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As a parent, guardian, or family member of a prospective student, we know that the application journey can be equal parts exciting and overwhelming. Swarthmore’s Admissions Office is here to support you and your student throughout this process. Below, you will find more information about admissions, financial aid, and other frequently asked questions when applying to Swarthmore. If you have more questions, please reach out to us directly at

Are you a parent or family member of a current student? Visit our Parents & Families Resources page.

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